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Easy To Make Ice Cream Desserts

Updated on September 13, 2015

Ice Cream - My Favorite Dessert Ideas

Ice cream has to be my favorite dessert and it's not just a summer treat. Though as a child, I thought of it as a very special treat reserved for special occasions. There are so many fond memories of lazy afternoons in the summer at our local ice cream place. I'll bet you have some fond memories of times where you shared a cone or an ice cream with someone special.

I know that my grandkids love those ice cream cakes that come on birthdays and special occasions. But guess what? You can make your own ice cream desserts that you family and friends will absolutely love.

Over the years I have collected some favorite recipes and memories of my love of ice cream. Now I am sharing them and hope that you will share some of yours as well !

July Is National Ice Cream Month

President Regan declared July of every year to be National Ice Cream Month. To be even more specific, July 15th is National Ice Cream Day ! Ice cream makes us happy and gives a smile when we eat it ! It bringas us back to the sunny days of summer, even in December !

So let's celebrate with a huge dish, a sundae or a banana split !

Fried Ice Cream - Tasty Treat You Can Make At Home

Imagine taking large balls of your favorite ice cream and freezing them for about two hours. Then coating them with corn flakes, coconut, some walnuts or a combination of these. Coating them in egg whites and frying them up. Then dressing them with the sauce of your choice. Sounds yummy, right? Check out these recipes for the exact process !

My Favorite Ice Cream Scoops - Everyone Needs A Good Scoop Daily !

If you love ice cream like I do, then you need a good scoop to dish it out with ! A great scoop is an essential in every household. The best ice cream scoops help you portion this cold dessert with ease. Check out these terrific scoops

Dairy Queen - Where We All Went For Ice Cream Treats

I have very fond memories of our local dairy queen when I was a child and as a teen. It was a great place to go and you really got a lot of value for your money !

The Ice Cream Man Cometh - The Best Part Of The Day

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Do you remember the famous ice cream man in your neighborhood ? He came the same time every day announcing his presence with a special song or the ringing of his bells. How we drove our parents crazy with our requests for a special treat ! Having some change and making our selections was very important ! What a great time we had sitting on our porch or stoop eating our cold treats

My Favorite Ice Cream

When asked on a birthday or special occasion what ice cream treat I would like, for me it was always cherry vanilla and Breyer's Ice cream was always my favorite

Thus bread is so easy to make ! And it is terrific with a cup of coffee. Make up a loaf, slice and serve with a scoop of your favorite ice cream ! You now have a great dessert !

Cook time: 1 hour
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: Depends On The Slices You Cut


  • 2 cups of your favorite ice cream softened
  • 1 1/2 cup of self rising flour


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour an 8Ã4 inch loaf pan. Mix the ice cream and flour together in a bowl just until combined. Smooth it out so it looks even. Bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for a while and then serve.

Vote Your Favorite Brand Of Ice Cream

Cast your vote for Ice Cream Bread

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream ! So what's your favorite brand? Are you ok with just getting what's on sale, or are you loyal to one specific brand. Now is your time to speak up and vote for your favorites ! Hey, if I missed your favorite, please add it to the list !

What's Your Favorite Brand Of Ice Cream ?

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Never let ice cream melt and refreeze, The result will be a soggy mess ! Carry ice cream home in a "cold bag" or a cooler with ice. Add ice cream to your shopping cart as the last item. Ask the cahier to double bag it with other frozen items

No Bake Ice Cream Cake - Easy to make dessert or birthday cake

If your family loves the taste of a Carvel ice cream cake, then you will love this dessert ! It's easy to make and who does not like oreo ice cream?

Cook Time

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6-8 servings


  • 1/2 cups hot fudge ice cream sauce warmed
  • 1 tub (8oz) Cool Whip topping
  • thawed and divided
  • 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
  • 16 OREO Cookies
  • chopped-about 2 cups divided
  • 12 vanilla ice cream sandwiches


  1. WHISK fudge topping and 1 cup COOL WHIP in medium bowl until blended. Add dry pudding
  2. ARRANGE 4 ice cream sandwiches, side-by-side, on 24-inch-long piece of foil; cover with half the COOL WHIP mixture. Repeat layers. Top with remaining sandwiches. Frost with remaining COOL WHIP; press remaining cookies into top and sides of dessert. Wrap loosely with foil.
  3. FREEZE 4 hours

Let ice cream or sorbet stand about 20 minutes before using it in a dessert recipe. It will be much easier to work with

Easy To Make Ice Cream Treats

You just use your favorite brand of ice cream to make these special treats ! Great desserts for special occasions

Let the dessert stand at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before serving or slicing to make it easier to serve. The flavors will be more pronounced and the dessert isn't frozen solid when it's eaten.

Share An Ice Cream Memory ! - We'd love to hear from you !

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      Linda F Correa 4 years ago from Spring Hill Florida

      @Margaret Schindel: Thanks for sharing. I am very, very fond of both of those brands. Come to think of it, I can't think of any brand I don't like

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      Margaret Schindel 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      I adore ice cream, too. Ben & Jerry's and Breyers are my two favorite brands, and Breyers make scrumptious "light" ice creams. Thanks for sharing!

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      Margaret Schindel 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      I adore ice cream, too. Ben & Jerry's and Breyers are my two favorite brands, and Breyers make scrumptious "light" ice creams. Thanks for sharing!